Altmetric: now covering patents

Tracking patent citations is one important way to understand the economic impacts of scholarship.   Altmetric are now indexing citations to research found in 8 million patents from nine jurisdictions worldwide, including World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the European Patent Office.   You can now use patent citation data […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in March #StirTopTenPapers

During March there were 45,448 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,338 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in February #StirTopTenPapers

During February there were 37,817 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,096 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A systematic review of the impact of summative assessment and tests on students’ motivation for learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in March #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during March.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:   The Professionalisation of Scottish Football Coaches: A Personal Construct Approach. By Peter Clarke http://hdl.handle.net/1893/26824   “I wouldn’t imagine having to go through all this, and still be the […]

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Web of Science: latest release updates

The Web of Science platform was updated on Sunday 25th March. There is a 4 minute ‘New Features’ video at: https://youtu.be/KfY4PWui7ig   Details of the changes are also outlined in their release notes below.   Web of Science is a multidisciplinary service for finding details of research articles and other publication types, covering: Sciences, Social […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in February #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during February.  One of the theses is available for reading immediately:   The Literary Clubs and Societies of Glasgow during the Long Nineteenth Century: A City’s History of Reading through its Communal Reading Practices and Productions. By Lauren Weiss http://hdl.handle.net/1893/26616 […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in January #StirTopTenPapers

During January there were 33,286 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,163 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were: 1. Inclusion for all? By Allan, Julie. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/596 Downloads: 630   2. Taking active learning into the primary school: a matter of new practices? By Stephen, Christine: Ellis, Jennifer; Martlew, Joan. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2803 Downloads: 408   3. […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in January #StirTopTenTheses

During January 1,031 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 9,789 times.   The top ten downloaded theses were: 1.  Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive Systems. By Niazi, Muaz A K. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3365 Downloads: 754   2. Factors Affecting Store Brand Purchase […]

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